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God said: Vengeance is mine by Saint-Jan God said: Vengeance is mine by Saint-Jan
Teutonic knights exercicing Gods's Vengeance.

The Teutonis were a military order which main objective was to free Europe from the pagans. In the year 1409 the pope demanded that the Teutonic knights made an end to the heretic believers in Poland and Lithuania. In the beginning they were very succesfull against these people but in the end the Polish and Lithuanians had such a massive force that they beated the Teutonic knights. They never recovered from this los but they still had a lot of strongholds in the country like the castles at Marienburg and Thorn. In 1410 I believe the war came to an end in favour of the teutonic knights. It was a bit of a suprise because they lost the greatest battle between the forces but in the end they won the war. So far for the history part :) if anything is incorrect just tell me I make mistakes to :)

This is a drawing from a screenshot from the game Medieval total war II Kingdoms. Very good game btw.
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MooseHelm Featured By Owner May 31, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
nice
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Hashashin619 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
what a masteroiece, the shading look great! awesome!
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javierms95 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
the ritterbrüders XD
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Daimyo-Takeo Featured By Owner May 2, 2014
the plural "s" is unnecessary because the umlaut above the u is used to show a plural. It changes the renunciation from "ritterbruder" to "ritterbreeder".
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javierms95 Featured By Owner May 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you, it's like latin declensions
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javierms95 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
it's a great game, i have it too
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honenya Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2012
This is cool as shit, great work!
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Hula121 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I like it.
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Aneirin-Aryon Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012  Professional General Artist
That's odd, I thought it said vengeance is Russia's... xD Cool drawing! The detail is great, as is the perspective. The grass helps to add depth. : D I had a lot of fun in this campaign. I played as everyone but mostly Novgorod lol. I've been a fan of Russia since Medieval Total War one. The Teutons had one heck of an army though. Dx I found the Burgher Pikemen to be quite useful, and naturally the knights were great. :D
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Hoenn-Master Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2012
The only thing I can see incorrect is in the description you said 1409. It was 1209 that the Teutonic Knights entered the Baltic, and they left in 1527 due to the Hochmeister (Grand Master) becoming a Lutheran and forcing the Grosskomtur, (second in command) to take control of the Order, and return to Rome, where they still exist today as clergy.

Very good picture though!
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